Blurry eyes open as the sun peeks in on Port Orchard property. Those not ready to face the day make a trip to Whisky Gulch Coffee Co. Inspired by Puget Sound moonshiners the tastes brewed here are bold and brilliant and sure to waken sleepy heads. Unique combinations blend with traditional flavors mixing it up splendidly. The menu caters to one and all. In addition to coffee drinks baked goods are present as well as a selection of sandwiches, salads, and paninis.

Those dragging themselves in for the coffee are not to be disappointed. Mugs are filled with espresso, cappuccino, lattes and macchiatos. White mocha hits the spot. Hot tea is also in the house and warms neighbors coming in from the cold.

Port Orchard Home Owners Dish About Decadent Desserts

Located at 2065 Bay Street, the coffee joint on this Port Orchard property fills up regulars wanting lunch. Paninis are crowd pleasing. Fans of roast beef enjoy the Shipyard adding caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, cheddar cheese and horseradish cream cheese to the meat. Another roast beef sensation is the Colby with swiss cheese, caramelized onions, on Ciabatta with Aus Jus for dunking. Ham aficionados are in heaven biting into the Gulch with Irish Whisky cheddar, apple butter and stone ground mustard. Youngsters are happy with their kid sized menu. Sandwiches include the Cricket, a classic grilled cheddar on butter crust bread. The Retsil stars nutella and bananas also uniquely grilled on butter crust bread.

Vegetarians living in Port Orchard homes have plenty to pick from as well. The Starvation Heights panini mixes grilled vegetables with white bean puree, arugula and feta. Sandwiches satisfy too, especially the Sinclair which combines spinach, egg, sun dried cream cheese, feta and arugula. Four salads are lightly filling. The Orchard blends mixed greens, toasted hazelnuts, dried cherries, hazelnut vinaigrette and Pecorino Romano cheese. Kalamata olives, feta, red onion, cucumber, tomatoes are expertly tossed with mixed greens in the Olympus.

Dessert brings them in all on their own. Bold flavors beckon to the site. Favorite finds at Whisky Gulch Coffee Co. include the chocolate stout cupcakes, oatmeal bacon cookies, blueberry cream cheese muffins and savory and sweet scones. One stop in is not going to be enough after sampling the sweet offerings found here.